CLU in the News Archive

May 2010

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Saturday
May 29, 2010
BP's oil spill is an ecological disaster
During a national television interview I said, "BP's Gulf oil spill is a global ecological disaster," wrote CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: San Jose Mercury News ( view article )

Thursday
May 27, 2010
Flores eager to throw for it on a big stage
Being the favorite has never fazed Eric Flores.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 26, 2010
Getting our Route 66 kicks in a Grand Marquis
My husband and I are embarking on a month-long exploration of the “Colossus of Roads” and blogging our progress, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 23, 2010
CLU alum ends fruitful career in microbiology
Chris Elkins is retiring after a career as a microbiologist and professor who developed a vaccine that could limit the spread of HIV.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
May 22, 2010
From the hay barn to the stage
Growing up on a small farm in rural Minnesota in the 1950s, my exposure to formal art was limited, writes theater professor Michael Arndt.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 19, 2010
CLU economist warns audience of tough times for state
In case there were any optimists in the audience, economist Kirk Lesh warned people to brace for reality before his talk on the state budget at the Oxnard Public Library.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 19, 2010
Former professor to share tales of cousin Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart’s life and family stories, illustrated by PowerPoint pictures from family and other sources, will be shared by her second cousin, retired California Lutheran University professor Ernst F. Tonsing, on Sunday as part of the Scandinavian Lecture Series.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 16, 2010
CLU grads celebrate 47th commencement
California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks held its 47th commencement ceremony on Saturday with 619 candidates receiving bachelor’s degrees.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Sunday
May 16, 2010
It's a matter of states' rights and civil rights
If you believe media releases and hysterical political pundits opposing the law, one gets the impression that Arizona perpetuates racism. Is this really the case, or is it a states’ rights issue in addressing the flow of illegal immigration and crime, asks criminal justice professor Robert J. Meadows.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Saturday
May 15, 2010
Joyful ride
Joy Cyprian leaves behind a rich legacy in and out of the pool.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Friday
May 14, 2010
College graduate overcomes hurdles to earn diploma
It's college graduation weekend for an adventurous young woman who didn't let a disability stop her from moving from Montana to California to pursue her dreams.
Published in: KCLU ( view article )

Friday
May 14, 2010
Mom is top student
This year’s valedictorian at California Lutheran University is a mother of three who got pregnant in high school, took more than a dozen years to earn an associate’s degree, and suffered the loss of two family members after a traffic crash.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
May 13, 2010
CLU's Kelley thrilled to be going into Hall of Fame
When the National Football Foundation began honoring players from small colleges in 1996, Brian Kelley heard he was near the top of the list.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Thursday
May 13, 2010
Jobs, environmental regulations, and dead French economists
A couple of long-dead French economists can help us think about the debate over the repeal of California’s global-warming regulation, writes economics professor Bill Watkins.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Wednesday
May 12, 2010
CLU's Kelley receives big honor
Cal Lutheran linebacker Brian Kelley became the first player in school history to be inducted into the Divisional College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 12, 2010
Toss the carrots and sticks
Research shows that the proverbial carrot or stick works well in the short term but, long term, not only does the effect wear off, but extrinsic incentives can actually reduce motivation, writes communication professor Beverly Kelley.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
May 11, 2010
Cal Lutheran linebacker Brian Kelley elected to the College Football Hall of Fame
Brian Kelley is among four players and two coaches in this year's divisional class.
Published in: Los Angeles Times ( view article )

Monday
May 10, 2010
University selects mother as valedictorian
Patsy King-Wright could sometimes only take one class at a time.
Published in: KCAL9/CBS2 ( view article )

Sunday
May 9, 2010
Bountiful oceans require conservation plan
In the wake of the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill — among all the dead sea life — the importance of conservation of the oceans is highlighted, writes CLU biologist Reese Halter.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Wednesday
May 5, 2010
Annual economic forecast cautiously optimistic
The San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the City Economic Forecast offered insights from Bill Watkins, executive director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University, and various industry authorities.
Published in: San Luis Obispo Tribune ( view article )

Wednesday
May 5, 2010
California is too big to fail; therefore, it will fail
Back in December I wrote a piece where I stated that California was likely to default on its obligations. Let's say the state's leaders were less than pleased, writes economics professor Bill Watkins.
Published in: Fox & Hounds Daily ( view article )

Wednesday
May 5, 2010
Ethos Water founder urges T.O. business group to change the world
A leading social entrepreneur told business and community leaders Tuesday in Thousand Oaks that “an economy of integrity” is the key to a better world.
Published in: Ventura County Star ( view article )

Tuesday
May 4, 2010
Ethos Water co-founder talks innovation, 'ethical brands' at CLU
Social entrepreneurship is an emerging blend of nonprofit and for-profit activity, and leading-edge companies are “ethical brands” such as Tesla or Grameen Bank that favor relationships over transactions.
Published in: Pacific Coast Business Times ( view article )

Saturday
May 1, 2010
California is too big to fail; therefore, it will fail
I’d love to see California’s political class show some leadership, step up, and effectively deal with the state’s financial problems, but that really is unlikely, writes economics professor Bill Watkins.
Published in: New Geography ( view article )

Saturday
May 1, 2010
The world comes to Camarillo
In the Santa Rosa Valley, Jarvis and Susan Streeter bring a world of eclecticism—where international art and antiques find a place in a contemporary English manor house—to their hands-on home renovation.
Published in: Ventana Monthly ( view article )

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